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The Passion of Christ (title for a Passion of Christ series)

Designed and engraved by Hieronymus [Jerome] Wierix (Netherlandish, about 1553–1619)


Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 342; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 167 (A)

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.7 x 5.2 cm (3 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P6812

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

in plate, on pedestal: PASSIO/DOMINI NOSTRI/IESV/CHRISTI.

Signed

lower left to lower right, on pedestal: Hieronymus Wierx inuenit & excudit./Cum Gratia et Priuilegio. Buschere.

Markings

verso, collector's mark in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6812; in graphite: 342

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund